Predictions for all FBS games in Week 10

Top ranked Ohio State (8-0), #3 Alabama (8-0), and #4 LSU (8-0) all have this week off, but Clemson (8-0) is in action---sort of. The #2 Tigers (8-0) will show their claws for a good half before settling back and coasting to a 52-21 win over Wofford (4-4) of the FCS . In the best … Continue reading Predictions for all FBS games in Week 10

LSU at Auburn highlights 55 predictions for Week 9

LSU (7-0) faces off against Auburn (6-1) in the only game of the week that matches two teams from the top twelve as well as two teams that share the same nickname.  Fourth ranked LSU should have little trouble with twelfth ranked Auburn, a team that is struggling more than a one-loss team should. Both … Continue reading LSU at Auburn highlights 55 predictions for Week 9

Alabama beginning to slip; Ducks ranked 8th

Alabama continues its season-long run atop the Savvy Index but the Crimson is now Tied in ranking points with Clemson and the surging Ohio State Buckeyes. Oklahoma fell from third to fifth primarily because of a weak mid-season schedule as well as a tightening of the rankings over all.  The Sooners have a chance to … Continue reading Alabama beginning to slip; Ducks ranked 8th

Who wins PAC-12 and Big-10 showdowns? Predictions for Week 8

Six ranked teams square off against each other in Week 8 with conference championship hopes on the line. In the Big-10, our Savvy Index says #6 Penn State (6-0) is a 28-20 favorite over #11 Michigan (5-1).  Although the Wolverines have played tougher competition, the Nittany Lions have performed better and with greater consistency.  Michigan … Continue reading Who wins PAC-12 and Big-10 showdowns? Predictions for Week 8

A Savvy dive into the PAC-12 North

Now that Savvygameline has produced its preseason rankings, it is a good time to find out why the system has assessed PAC-12 North teams the way it has.  I don't suppose I will ever discover all of the secrets among the multiple thousands of interactive Savvy cells, but the more apparent aspects such as trend … Continue reading A Savvy dive into the PAC-12 North

Oklahoma at Texas game highlights Week 7 predictions

Predictions were reposted Oct. 10th at 1pm pdt. No changes in predicted winners but some changes in some predicted margins. Sixth-ranked Oklahoma (5-0) visits ninth-ranked Texas (4-1) in the annual Red River Showdown.  Savvy sees OU as a 48-35 favorite but there are several reasons to think the margin will be greater. Let's start with … Continue reading Oklahoma at Texas game highlights Week 7 predictions

Four big games lead Week 6 predictions

Only 48 games involving FBS teams are scheduled for this weekend---14 fewer than last year in Week 6.  Despite the low census, four games match nationally-ranked teams. Sixth-ranked Ohio State (5-0) will put an end to Michigan State's (4-1) pretense of being a Big-10 championship contender.  The Buckeyes are in the top three for positive … Continue reading Four big games lead Week 6 predictions